H.R. 5065 (97th): A bill to protect retired and disabled persons by preserving the integrity of the Consumer Price Index.


Nov 20, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 20, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Burton
Representative for California's 5th congressional district

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Makes it the continuing duty of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to compile and publish the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Requires that no changes be made in the factors used ...

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H.R. 8246 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 1, 1980

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Nov 20, 1981


12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
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